Why wont my rear windshield wipers work?

Why wont my rear windshield wipers work?

The most common electrical problem in your windshield wiper system is a blown fuse so that’s a good place to start. The fuse will most likely be in the main fuse block under the hood. Other problems could include a burnt out wiper motor, a problem with the wiper control switch or a problem with the delay module.

Why are my wipers not moving?

When a windshield wiper is not working, it could mean that the electrical motor inside the wiper shorted out or malfunctioned. This means that your wipers won’t work at all. You can try replacing any worn parts, but the easiest thing might be just to replace your wipers.

Is there a wiper relay?

The wiper relay is unique in that it’s found inside the wiper control handle which often has selector switches giving drivers multiple settings for their windshields. Over a period of time, this relay can be damaged – which will impact the operation of the windshield wiper system and in some cases, render it useless.

What are the relays on an Acura MDX?

A/C Compressor Clutch Relay, Blower Motor Relay, Climate Control Panel, Climate Control Unit, A/C Condenser Fan Relay, Fan Control Relay, Rear Blower Motor Relay, Rear Heater-A/C Control Panel-unit, Rear Mode Control Motor, Rear Window Defogger Relay, Recirculation Control Motor

How to troubleshoot a rear windshield wiper that still runs?

You can use process of elimination to isolate it as the problem. Make a fused power supply wire and ground wire. Apply direct voltage and make the motor run. If it runs and is not growling and noisy, it’s okay. Remove the wiper switch and inspect it. Test it for proper voltage supply.

Where are the fuses located on an Acura MDX?

Fuse box diagram (fuse layout), location and assignment of fuses and relays of Acura MDX (YD1; 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006). All the electrical circuits in your vehicle have fuses to protect them from a short circuit or overload. These fuses are located in four fuse boxes.

What should I do if my wiper relay is not working?

Failed relays are usually obvious, with burned and discolored contacts. Test the relay with a voltmeter. Turn the wipers on. The relay should “click” when energized. Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for specific relay locations and test procedures. Inspect the remaining components: wiper arm, wiper blade and wiper transmission assembly.